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Travel Blogs from Yangzhou
... and desks have old abacuses that the pharmacists still use when calculating and filling prescriptions.
We then walked around the town through small alleys and roads, observing daily life. Because it was a smaller city, we were very alien to them. It was actually cute, when we got off the bus, swarms of elderly people approached us, and they just kept coming. They all just stood around and listened (even though they couldn't understand us) with the ...
... full from lunch, and begged Wei to change our dinner plans because we didn't want another big meal. However, they insisted we attend our scheduled dinner, and boy was it worth it. We arrived at a restaurant that was closed for the night, except to us, and began a 5 course meal. The first was a strange fruit/potato like salad,then soup, followed by fried pumpkin balls of some sort that tasted just like fried cheese curds, followed by the main meal: ...
... we went to an area of the city that our professor Wei helped to design and develop in 2008. Because of this, Wei knows a lot of people in the city, and everyone knows him. We visited a museum that Wei himself designed, which was really special both to us and him. The small museum not only teaches feng shui principle, but also demonstrates it within the construction of the building. Unfortunately, the ...
... dumplings!! Sticky balls of steamed dumpling but i like to call them kung fu panda dumplings! It was a really fun day and once again i was welcomed into a wonderful chinese home! They took loads of pictures of me and i was hit even though i couldn't speak to them so well!
When we finally left her grandma hugged me, alissa cried and shuya clung on to me so that no one kept me behind! We drove back to shuyas house and i just felt so lucky to have met such nice welcoming people! :)
... what the medicine really is!
Yangshou is a very tidy city with very neat hedged gardens
and colourful trees. The surrounding hills make a spectacular backdrop to the
city. We drove back to Guilin in the bus and stopped on the way to visit a
traditional and functional farming community. The main crop is the rice and
they also grow abundant crops of chilli, a green-skinned orange which is juicy
but more bland than NZ oranges, cabbage and ...